INTERVENTION ADVOCACY: Requires 60 hours of training plus a one
year commitment to the Hotline. Training is held twice per year
in English and once per year in Spanish. Female Advocates cover a
weekly six hour shift on the 24-hour Hotline and provide crisis
counseling, information, advocacy and accompaniment to survivors
of sexual assault and their families and friends. Male and teen advocates also provide support to survivors and their loved ones, as well as serving as educators on our Speaker's Bureau.
Our 2014 Crisis Intervention training schedule is:
Spanish: Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 13 - July 10, 2014 (includes 4 Saturdays). 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Deadline to apply is May 5th. Please call (805) 963-6832 ext. 19 for more information!
English: Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 7 - December 9, 2014. 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Please call (805) 963-6832 ext. 19 for more information!
Scroll down or click here to access the advocate position description and application.
SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
Help create a powerful community campaign to prevent sexual violence. Call 963-6832 ext. 12 for more information. Campaign committee meetings take place November-May.
COUNSELING: Requires completion of Hotline training plus 20 additional
hours of training. Provide individual and / or group counseling
to survivors of sexual assault and their families and friends.
SUPPORT: Requires attendance at an orientation session. Assist SBRCC
staff with general office tasks such as answering phones, filing,
mailings, errands, Xeroxing, recycling, distributing flyers, word
BUREAU: Requires completion of Hotline training plus 12 hours of
training. Make education and prevention presentations to schools,
colleges, community groups or staff information tables at various
STAFF: Help produce SBRCC's newsletter, Outcry! by providing research,
writing, layout, editing, layout and design.
The Center raises almost 50% of its annual budget. Help is needed
with grant writing, event planning, direct donor solicitation, fund
raising receptions, planned giving and direct mail appeals.